MAYHEM: Norwegian Black Metal Icons Kick Off Purgatorium Europæ Septentrionalis MMXVII Tour

“De Mysteriis… stands tall to this day. For one of the most prominent names in the black metal scene… it’s amazing how challenging and terrifying MAYHEM still feel and when channeling the energies of this record; the result is beautifully hellish.” Read More …

GRIDFAILURE: Hostile Alchemy Out Now And Streaming; All March/April Orders To Plant A Tree

NYC-area experimental project GRIDFAILURE has just released Hostile Alchemy, a nine-track soundtrack to a crumbling political world order, a dying ecosystem, and a worldwide race to thermonuclear apocalypse, the album constructed during the 2016 US election cycle. With oppressing instrumentation Read More …

FUCK YOU PAY ME: Decibel Premieres Dumbed Down Full-Length From Cleveland Hardcore Squad In Its Entirety; Record To Drop Tomorrow Via Tankcrimes

“Dumbed Down is a wild and out of control shot of blistering hardcore. It rages and burns with an energy of a band half its age. This one kills. Don’t miss out…” – New Noise Magazine Dumbed Down, the forthcoming full-length Read More …

ALL OUT WAR To Headline Bozzfest Benefit With Anicon, Die Choking, And Insect Ark In Brooklyn This Friday; New Album Nears Completion

Veteran New York metal/hardcore outfit ALL OUT WAR is set to headline a special one-off show in Brooklyn tomorrow – Friday, March 24th – the event dubbed Bozzfest, as a benefit for longtime Decibel contributor David Shawn Bosler. Over the Read More …

HIDEOUS DIVINITY: Italian Death Metal Act Unleashes “Angel Of Revolution” From Forthcoming Adveniens Full-Length

“The breathtaking drum fusillade, the hair-raising howl, and the blazing riff storm that begin the song are an immediate adrenaline injection, and there is no relenting after that… a pure death metal firestorm.” – No Clean Singing on “Angel Of Read More …

ARTIFICIAL BRAIN Premieres Track To Profound Lore-Bound Infrared Horizon LP Featuring Trevor Strnad Of The Black Dahlia Murder Via Metal Injection

[photo by Amy Mills] Long Island-based sci-fi death metal quintet ARTIFICIAL BRAIN has debuted the title track to their impending Infrared Horizon album, which is nearing release through Profound Lore Records in late April. “Infrared Horizon,” featuring Trevor Strnad of Read More …

DAMNATIONS DAY: A World Awakens Playing At Metal Underground; Album Out This Week Through Sensory Records

Sensory Records this week unveils the second album from Australian progressive metal outfit, DAMNATIONS DAY, with the release of A World Awakens. Ahead of its release, the record is now playing in its entirety courtesy of Metal Underground. Recorded and Read More …

HARVESTMAN: Music For Megaliths Lead Track “The Forest Is Our Temple” Playing At The Quietus; Album Due May 19th Via Neurot Recordings

[photo by Niela Von Till] As Neurot Recordings prepares to release the fourth full-length from HARVESTMAN – one of Neurosis vocalist/guitarist Steve Von Till’s solo ventures – the opening track from Music For Megaliths, “The Forest Is Our Temple,” has Read More …

ALL HELL: Decibel Premieres “I Am The Mist” From Blackened Thrash Trio; The Grave Alchemist Release Day Draws Near

“‘I Am The Mist’ is inspired by the dread inherent in the power of nature and within our own personal histories…” – ALL HELL As The Grave Alchemist, the impending new full-length from North Carolina-based blackened thrash trio, ALL HELL, Read More …

VOMIT REMNANTS: Metal Injection Premieres New Track From Japanese Death Metal Collective; Hyper Groove Brutality Preorders Unveiled

Hyper Groove Brutality is the impending new full-length from long-running Japanese brutal death metal collective VOMIT REMNANTS. Set for release next month via Unique Leader, the band’s first studio output in twelve years was produced by Darren Cesca (Arsis, Vile, Read More …